DSE 2013 to Offer Record Four Professional Certification Conference Programs

Four individual full-day educational programs for Digital Signage Expert Group (DSEG) certification or renewal credits.

Atlanta - Digital Signage Expo® (DSE), the world's largest and longest running International Tradeshow and Conference dedicated to digital signage, interactive technology and digital out-of-home networks (DOOH), announced today that its 2013 Educational Conference will feature four individual full-day educational programs for Digital Signage Expert Group (DSEG) certification or renewal credits, presented by Brawn Consulting, and a full slate of courses for certification renewal credit.

Tuesday, February 26th - 9am-5pm

Digital Signage Certified Expert (DSCE)
Designed for anyone whose professional involvement requires a full understanding of all the elements of digital signage and the interconnected technologies that produce the images on screen.

Digital Signage Display Expert (DSDE)
Designed for those who are responsible for video outputs and need a better understanding of each calibration technology and the key elements that can be adjusted with one another and within the environment in which they exist.

Friday, March 1st - 9am-5pm

Digital Signage Network Expert (DSNE)
Designed for those who are responsible for the complex elements of network operations. Session will cover LANs, WANs, network topology, basic layout and design, different modes and connectivity as well as security.

Digital Signage Content & Media Expert Program (DCME)
Designed for content creators and managers, this brand new program addresses how content fits into a digital signage or DOOH system, what makes content most effective in this medium, the cost of content, and how to measure it.

Courses eligible for certification renewal credits at DSE 2013 include SPEED ON…Network Optimization Strategies, a new half-day, pre-show course from The BUNN Co.; Glasses-Free 3D Digital Signage - The Complete Guide to a Successful Experience, a pre-show program presented by Insight Media; and all 32 approved seminars on the DSE general conference program.

DSEG certification information is available at http://www.digitalsignageexpo.net/certification. Registration for the pre- or post-show certifications programs, or any of the educational programs at DSE, which are eligible for certification renewal credits, is available at www.digitalsignageexpo.net.

Mark your calendar now: Digital Signage Expo® 2013, co-located with the Interactive Technology Expo and Digital Content Show, will present its three-day conference on February 26-28, 2013. The Exhibition Hall will open for two days on February 27-28, at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas. To reserve exhibit space contact Jeanne Phillips, (770) 817-5903. Or, for more information, visit www.digitalsignageexpo.net. You can follow DSE on Twitter at DSExpo, or for all DSE 2013 updates, use #dse2013. For year-round news and information on digital signage, visit DSE's new Digital Signage Connection web portal at www.digitalsignageconnection.com.

About Brawn Consulting
Brawn Consulting LLC, an audiovisual and digital signage education and research consulting firm, in conjunction with recognized experts in the commercial AV and digital signage/DOOH industries, has founded the Digital Signage Experts Group (DSEG), an impartial, agnostic and vendor neutral certification organization offering training and certifications to the industry as a whole. The DSEG certification program is recognized by the Digital Signage Expo, the Digital Signage Federation and the major manufacturers, distributors, resellers, content providers and network operators that make up the digital signage/DOOH industry. Continuing education credits for seminars taken at the Digital Signage Expo will be applied toward renewal of all DSEG certifications.

About Digital Signage Expo
Celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2013, Digital Signage Expo, held at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV, USA, is the world's largest and longest running conference and trade show exclusively dedicated to the digital signage, interactive technology and digital-out-of-home (DOOH) industries. Launched in 2004, DSE was the first event dedicated to the digital signage market and has been a significant contributor to the growth of this fast-paced industry. Professional end user attendance represents decision-makers from key industry categories such as retail, restaurant, healthcare, education, hospitality and transportation, as well as other key stakeholders, including advertising executives, brand marketers and systems integrators.

Close to 200 exhibitors feature technology and services including hardware, software, network, delivery and content from around the globe. DSE also offers the largest and most diversified digital signage and digital out-of-home educational program anywhere in the world, with more than 150 educators and the largest variety of educational opportunities, including a live installation tour and structured curriculum leading to professional re-certification in eight educational tracks. The 2013 program will be comprised of 16 pre- and post-show educational events, 32 seminars, 40 targeted Industry Vertical Discussion Groups and over 42 free workshops staged in three on-floor theaters.

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